Medicaid Waiver, SCHIP, SSI, Katie Beckett, TEFRA, etc.
Medicaid Waivers Waivers are programs that states can use to test new or existing ways to deliver and pay for health care services in Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). These vary from state to state.
Information about these waivers and SCHIP can be found on the web sites listed below. If you “google search” on medicaid waivers you will find many more references.
A link to Social Security’s SSI program is also included below.
Wikipedia information about Waivers.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) information about Waivers
Home & Community-Based Services 1915(c)
Click this link to learn about state SCHIP programs.
Information about Social Security’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is here.